A hot and humid week ahead with thunderstorm chances.

Humid conditions are back once again, along with some summer-time heat, overall it was a great start to the weekend with filtered sunshine throughout the afternoon. Tonight, a few spotty showers may be possible after midnight, but chances look low. Skies will be partly cloudy with a light southeast wind and temperatures in the mid 60s.

The summer heat continues into Sunday with highs in the upper 80s and dew points in the upper 60s. The evening could see a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms, current storm tracks keep the risk for severe weather to the north of our area. But we will need to watch for any southward shifts in the storm track as that could mean a few storms could become strong to severe in our area with the threat for heavy rain and damaging winds. Stay tuned for updates.

The heat really gets turns up on Monday as a warm front moves through the region early in the day. Anticipate afternoon highs in the upper 80s, dew points edging into the lower 70s, and mostly sunny skies. Heat indices will climb into the mid and upper 90s, potentially being the hottest day of the week; will need to watch for any heat related headlines.

Scattered shower and thunderstorm chances return for Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the mid to upper 80s and partly sunny skies. Additional sunshine moves in for the end of the week with temperatures holding steady in the mid to upper 80s. High pressure takes control of the region heading into the weekend, drying up conditions while the summer heat and humidity remains.

Sarah Gannon

Sarah Gannon

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